Top things to do

Park in Mtunzini

Raffia Palm Monument

Raphia Australis palms were first planted here in 1916 from seeds. The idea was to use the palm fibres to make brooms for the prison service, but, as the fibres were too short, the commercial enterprise soon ended. …
Nature Reserve in Mtunzini

Umlalazi Nature Reserve

This reserve has walking trails through the pretty dune and forest ecosystems and is great for birders. Visit the Indaba Tree, where John Dunn held his court gatherings, and the remains of John Dunn’s Pool, which he…
Cafe in Mtunzini

Fat Cat Coffee Shop

Casual, friendly Fat Cat is a nice, open spot tucked away off the main drag. Breakfast is recommended, especially the Mediterranean Surprise.
International in Mtunzini

Clay Oven

A patio with peaceful sea views makes this restaurant worth the visit alone. The menu is basic bistro fare, but locals rave about the pizzas.